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CSPAN
Dec 23, 2012 8:30pm EST
. it was edward cooley green over six-foot tall and 200 pounds and a self-made millionaire he asked hetty to mary ann and her father agreed on one condition. that edward signed a prenuptial that they would live off of edwards monday and hetty money was hers to protect and increase and pass on to the next generation. shortly after that her father died and left her $1 million. the $5 million estate, in 1865, was plucked in a trust. that hurt her deeply. she wanted to control her own money. then her aunt died. and then she would leave all of the many of $2 million to hetty behalf was left to the town of new bedford and the other half to hetty and it was plucked in trust. she was furious so she sued. the lawsuit went on for years and was a landmark case and hetty was litigious for life. surely after her and edward married and went to london and sold american railroad bond during the days of the boom and he sold them to european investors. hetty gave birth to two children. a son and daughter and she invested her money in the real road bond and the greenback. and boasted in one day she made $200,000 eu
CBS
Dec 26, 2012 4:00am PST
nationwide. edward lawrence is in washington. edward, good morning. >> reporter: these were vicious, fast-moving storms that ripped across the south. in addition to the deaths, the work crews in the south are working to restore the power in at least five states because of the tornadoes and the blizzard conditions in the midwest. >> reporter: a christmas day tornado tore three mobile, alabama. >> there it is. >> joe michael love pulled out his cell phone to record the twister while miles away it destroyed a church and homes and his son's high school. >> the van is almost destroyed. the fieldhouse is gone. just all the portable buildings for classrooms are gone. >> reporter: here in houston, texas, the tornado destroyed some buildings and tore down power lines. francis lowe and her husband couldn't get away in time. >> we tried to leave at first but could't because the truck was off the ground, and it wouldn't go. finally, it touched the ground, and we took off. >> reporter: damage from a tornado in pearl river, mississippi, stretched a mile wide. eight people were taken to the hospital. te
NBC
Dec 27, 2012 6:00am EST
. edward becker jr. reported commands to put the hammer down. >> he got within arm's length of an officer and raise the harbor. the officer discharged one round, striking him in the upper torso. >> becker later died at a hospital. still no word on a suspect into a shooting in east baltimore. officers found a man who had been shot in the stomach. he had been transported to the hospital. >> yesterday's winter weather was not severe but just enough to wreak havoc. a number of accidents were reported from the western suburbs to the western maryland mountains. travelers at the airport experienced delays about 1-2 hours. 1500 flights were canceled across the country because of the storm. >> we are happy to be on the ground. we're grateful to be here. >> we get pushed back and it will probably go back to 10:00. >> grocery stores were packed with people. a frightening moments after a tree fell on a home. this happened 7:00 p.m. last night. no one was hurt. jason was playing his xbox when the home show ok. >> i thought it was an earthquake. >> you can track storms on your iphone and android and se
ABC
Dec 24, 2012 6:00am EST
-- this boston police officer edward norton, takes a plunge into the channel in boston after people said there was a woman who had fallen into the water. he talk -- he took off his coat and jumped in. later on, a state police boat and firefighters helped him and he was able to help that women get to safety. the woman was conscious but crying. she was a little bruised but she will be okay. the officer was taken to the hospital to be treated for hypothermia but he is expected to be okay. many people in new england are calling him a hero for his act of heroism, jumping into that cold new england water to save that woman. you will hear from this police officer, edward norton, coming up in half an hour on "good morning, america." >> he is not the actor, the hero today. the time is 6:37 and 35 degrees. >> is still ahead -- the new royal parents to be have a good night. here you go. you, too. i'm going to dream about that steak s. i'm going to dream about that tiramisu. what a night, huh? but, um, can the test drive be over now? head back to the dealership? [ male announcer ] it's
Current
Dec 14, 2012 2:00am PST
in edward kenard, former partner of bain capital and perhaps the most famous private equity firm in history. also the author of "unintended consequences," why everything you've been told about the economy is wrong. and columnist for "harper's" magazine and author of "the age of greed," thank you both for joining me tonight. look ed, i want to quote from an article you wrote just a couple of days ago that was published on bloomberg. the u.s. is holding debate critical to its future, whether it is a tax redistribute and consume income that would otherwise be invested. i disagree with that statement. that premise. please explain why the trade-off is being made. do it quickly because i want him to respond. >> the top 5 pg&e of households save about 40% of their income. and so that's really the income that would be invested so when you tax that -- those households, you're really taxing the households that produce the equity, invest the equity and hold the equity in our economy. that underwrites the risk. that is one
CSPAN
Dec 24, 2012 11:00pm EST
' day, february 8 team. the >> president john f. kennedy and senators robert f. kennedy and edward kennedy. the author examines joseph kennedy's careers in business and politics, which included ventures on wall street, hollywood and the founding chairman of the securities and exchange commission. this is a little under an hour. >> thank you all. as i tell my history students -- [inaudible] as i tell my histories of it until i went to choke me, the past is a foreign country. we can visit there, try to learn the customs, translate the language, feel the air, the fragrance, but where foreigners in a strange way. this is true as much of the recent past as it is of colonial america. writing about the recent past is not easy to tailor this time around. first, there were people got to talk to. i was blessed from beginning to end by having fascinating views. i much prefer working for but documents than listening to people, tried to figure out what's real, what's imagined, what they know, what they think they know because someone told them what they think they know, but they don't know at a
CSPAN
Dec 28, 2012 6:00am EST
edward klein joined booktv at freedom fest to talk about his new york times best selling book "the amateur". he looks critically at president obama before and after he reached the white house. here is what he had to say. >> the book currently on your screen has spent several weeks on the new york times best-seller list, many weeks at number one. "the amateur" has been written by edward klein who is our guest, booktv on c-span2. where did you get a title for this book? >> guest: it came from a meeting bill clinton had in chapel:00, new york, north of new york city where he has a home. this was back in august of 2011. his wife, his daughter and a bunch of friends to meet with him because he had news. he had done a secret poll in 2011 and polls showed if hillary clinton would challenge barack obama for the democratic presidential nomination in 2012, he thought she could win. she was surprised by all this. she said what can i do? secretary of state, i have lunch with the man every thursday. what about loyalty? he said there is no such word as loyalty in politics. he went on to say the
MSNBC
Dec 9, 2012 7:00am PST
constitutional law professor, kenji yoshino. donna edwards of marylandment senior fellow, bob herbert and jayening off, the former director of consumer insurance oversight at the u.s. department of health and human services. nice to have you all here. >> a long intro for what your job was. your role was to begin the i am plemtation of aca. in certain ways you got the plum part of the job where you get to cover your young people longer and the end of these insurance mandates in certain ways. but this is the hard part. what should we be looking for? >> exchanges, if they're implemented correctly, can for the first time give individuals who have had no bargaining power against insurance companies, the same bargaining power that they would have if they worked for a large business. through these exchanges, 16 million people who haven't been in the market before are going to buy insurance, they're required to buy insurance. a majority of them will be subsidized by the federal government. so what a great opportunity that is for insurance companies and the exchanges if they go to insurance co
CSPAN
Dec 15, 2012 6:00pm EST
were taken by the photographer, edward steichen, in 1903. he was just starting out as a photographer and morgan was sitting for a portrait--having his portrait painted. and he hated to sit still for very long, so alfred stieglitz, who was a very famous photographer, decided that morgan should have a photo--the painter should have a photograph to work from, and hired edward steichen, who was just starting out in his career, to do it. steichen came in--he actually posed a janitor in the shot while he set it up to get it ready for morgan. morgan blew in, sat down very quickly, took the pose that he always took for the portrait painter, and steichen made the quick exposure and took that shot. however, he didn't really like the pose. he thought it was too formal, too self-conscious, and he asked morgan to rearrange himself a little bit, to move his head slightly to one side and get in a more comfortable position. morgan was not pleased to be told to rearrange himself a little bit, so he bristled a bit. and steichen immediately saw that this was the morgan--he saw these sort of piercing ey
CBS
Dec 24, 2012 7:00am PST
for $29 a month for six months. rethink possible. >>> dramatic cell phone video. officer edward norton jumped into the frigid waters of boston harbor after a woman fell in. he pulled her to a nearby life rachlt she's okay. he's turned his back on holiday and is focusing on law enforcement. >> welcome back. the controversy surrounding "zero dark thirty" didn't affect the box offer opened the weekend. the film opened in just five theaters and took in more than $400,000. >> new year's eve implies that torture helped find osama bin larden. >> reporter: the film "zero dark thirty" is a hit with audience and critics but the oscar front-runner does not have many fans at the cia. it's so offensive that director mike morell sent a letter to the agency's employees last friday telling them it's a dramatization, not a reality of the facts. the film creates the strong impression that enhanced interrogation teaching them. that impression is false. the film about osama bin laden has reignited debate over what the cia called enhanced interrogation was really torture. >> the
CSPAN
Dec 9, 2012 7:00pm EST
. kennedy and senators robert f. kennedy and edward kennedy. the author examines joseph kennedy's career in business and politics, which included ventures in wall street, hollywood and the founding chairman of the securities and exchange commission. this is a little under an hour. [applause] >> thank you, all. delighted to be here. as i tell my history students at the city university of new york in the ph.d. program -- thank you. [laughter] as i tell my history students until they want to choke me the past is a foreign country. we can visit, try to learn the customs and the white smith the fragrances, recoil at the foul odors but we are foreigners in a strange land. this is true as much in the recent past as it is of colonial america or 12th century venice. writing about the recent past is not easy as it is this time around. first there are people you have to talk to. and while i was blessed from beginning to end by having some fascinating people to talk to about joe kennedy including large numbers of committees, i much prefer working from written documents to listening to people talk an
CSPAN
Dec 25, 2012 10:00pm EST
to ireland, jean kennedy smith, who was essential enraging piece. and senator edward kennedy, the longest-serving senator at his death in the united states senate. the story of joseph kennedy is the story of the man who spent his life moving back and forth from outsider to insider and back into outsider insider. story of an irish catholic who is not ashamed of his irish heritage, but refused to be defined by it. he was a third generation immigrant. his parents had been born in the united states. his grand parents had come here when they were young people. joseph kennedy cared little about the countries whose grandparents had been born in. he had no desire to visit ireland or read about it. he was 100% american. and he couldn't quite understand why anyone would think of him as less than 100% american. his anger was the catholic church growing up. being irish catholic in boston, he needed an anchor. he was born in east boston is kind of local royalty. everyone knew his mother's family and his father's family and his father was a well-known prominent awesome politician and very well respecte
MSNBC
Dec 3, 2012 2:00am PST
is costing $1 billion a day. >>> edward glen hayden, managing director and head of global interest rates at morgan stanley, pictured here during his days at goldman sachs is being investigated by commodities and futures regulators. according to "the new york times," the question is whether hayden's trading manipulated the price of treasury futures while he was back at goldman in 2008. >>> news corp. announced the ceo of its uk newspaper operations who took the reins in july of last year is stepping down. >>> swiss banking giant ubs is reportedly close to reaching a $450 million settlement with u.s. and british authorities over an interest rate-rigging scandal that rocked the banking world this year. and on the deal front, delta airlines is said to be in talks for a 49% stake in british carrier virgin atlantic. >>> finally, check this out. the massive toys "r" us store in times square opened sunday morning. it's not going to close again until christmas eve night which means that the store will be open for a marathon of 543 consecutive straight hours. >>> coming up next, a pig causes a thr
FOX
Dec 22, 2012 10:00pm EST
phonn video captures boston police officer edward norton ttking the plunne. he point channel in a torrential dowwpouu to escue aawoman - who'd fallee into the water. she as in there calling for 3 pidn't hesitate; rrn down the stees, took offfhis belt andd -3 jumped into the water anddswwm over to get herr offfcer nooton ays the wooannwas drowniig, and he dddn't ttiik twice about diving in. one of the otherrooficers had been given a life preserver i ttink it came from the tea party museum, so that helled a lot. & iiwas able to holddonnto that whhle she was hooding onto the & life preservee, while holding - onto the raft that was out there. he put the liie preserver around her and then swammto this ffoatinn deeiic on until the fiie depprtmeet came, and then the diverr jumped in the water after boat picked up officcr norton, the woman and thh two &pfirefighters. all foor were taken to the hospital to be checked out for hypothermia. tell you what. that cop was -3 the hero of the ay. he didn't - officer norton says it was all job tt show up wh
CNN
Dec 21, 2012 9:00am PST
and john edwards when they were running against george w. bush, and one of the things the opponents were able to do effectively was to put a caricature to him, if you will, with the swift boat ads and the flip-flopping here. give us a sense of his reputation overseas. >> very good. very strong reputation overseas and during these first four years, the first term of the obama administration. the president has used him pretty much as a special envoy, if you will, as an unofficial m emmisary to various hot spots. even early when there was some hope that the u.s. could deal with bashar al assad, the syrian president and john kerry asked senator as chairman of the foreign relations committee was dispatched to damascus and met with the syrian president and we now know that came to nothing, that entire initiative to reach out. any of the initiatives that may have been going on elsewhere with iran, for example, and john kerry was not directly involved in reaching out to the regime in tehran, but he was used on some sensitive, back channel, diplomatic initiatives during the first four years of t
CNN
Dec 23, 2012 7:00am PST
of the year. >>> ted kennedy jr., son of the late edward kennedy is considering a run for john kerry's senate seat, according to his brother former congressman patrick kennedy. "boston globe" reports that ted reached out to family members, friends and prominent democrats including john kerry about the possible run. he will likely faceoff against former senator scott brown who lost his seat to elizabeth warren in the november elections. those are your top stories. "reliable sources" at the top of the hour. now back to fareed zakaria "gps." >>> what would you dine a recession the fatd of a million jobs rested with you and just a few of us. nearly four years ago that was the question facing steve rattner a former fund on the newly formed auto task force. early 2009 the dow jones had recently had its largest single day point drop. 2.6 million jobs had been lost and banks and businesses were frequently failing. few companies were as battered as the big three automakers and in january of that year alone, gm sales were down 49%, ford's down 40% and chrysler sales had fallen 55%. a very tough decisio
CBS
Dec 30, 2012 7:30am PST
performance enhancing drugs. >> john edwards walked after federal prosecutors failed to convince a jury the former presidential candidate misused campaign donations to hide his mistress. >> the last of nasa's space shuttles arrived at museums around the country while the first privately built spacecraft delivered supplies to the international space station. >> the curiosity landed on mar mars. >> felix bomb gardener broke the speed of sound during the faster and highest free fall ever. >> and we are going to have more reviews of 2012 through out the morning. at about 8:15 we will take a look at the top political stories. that is going to be over on the cw channel 44, channel 12 on most cable systems. >>> this day marks 150 years for one of america's most significant pieces of history. >> the emancipation mans proclamation isbleming -- emancipation proclamation is about to make a rare appearance. we will let you know where after the break. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, the document aimed at freei the slaves was signed by abm lincoln 150 years ago. it wt into effect on january 1st, 1863. it will go
NBC
Dec 28, 2012 9:00am EST
to a stirrer. i feel like -- >> measure out your shots. >> edward bartender hands. >> we should drink. i like the way you think. >> i'm just going to pretend we need to measure this. >> what are we drinking, by the way? >> this is a whiskey and ginger ale. >> i'll take that. it's never too early on the "today" show. usually it's for the 10:00 hour. >> should we skip the ginger ale? >> while i sip this, tell me about this scale over here. >> all right. fitness tracking, as you just talked about, is huge this year. some of the best ways to kind of boost your fitness is to track how many miles you're going, how much weight you have to lose. this is a scale that has bluetooth, and it syncs with an app so when you step on the scale, it records your weight. it tracks your weight for you. what you can get it to do is actually tweet how much you weigh. >> let me ask you, why in the world would you want to tweet out how much you weigh? >> well, some people might need the extra motivation to lose that weight. for guys like you and me, we would just be saying, you know, this weekend i gained five pounds
CSPAN
Dec 31, 2012 7:00am EST
: edward-isaac dovere, thank you for being with us. guest: thank you. host: the senate action getting underway about 11:00 a.m. and we will have live coverage of what happens on each floor of the chamber as lawmakers will meet with reporters. this is from joseph ramirez. "the blame game continues" is the headline from "usa today." charles is joining us from texas. caller: good morning. thank you for taking my call. i think we are in trouble either way. president obama was known to be the most extravagant senator when he was in office and never had a job as far as i know of. it seems like he has a bottomless bank account. given money away like in new york and new jersey. $60 billion or $80 billion. don't they have insurance of the up there? host: thank you for the call. is this from bill king. this is bob, good morning. caller: happy new year. host: to you, too. caller: all the republican party has to do is to allow for what the voters voted on by putting obama back in office, which was the mandate that people earning above $250,000 pay 4.5%.eer lousy that is not a hair off their chinn
ABC
Dec 11, 2012 1:40am PST
be obligated. >>> some bravo now to a chicken restaurant manager in kansas city. edward turner was on duty when three would-be robbers came into his store sunday night. one pulled a gun and demanded some cash. turner grabbed the gun and the suspects beat a hasty retreat. turner said he's just glad the gun is off the streets and could not be used in another robbery attempt. brave manager there. >>> severe weather, including a possible tornado, has damaged homes, mobile homes -- damaged dozens of mobile homes in central florida. the storm hit around dinnertime yesterday as tornado warnings popped up over the state. residents had what appeared to be a tornado touchdown for 30 seconds, ripped off roofs and smashed windows. >> could be more severe weather in central florida with wind gusts of 70 miles per hour. upstate new york and new england will start the day with rain, snow mix and seattle will see rain. >> temperatures in the upper midwest are rebounding from that extreme cold. minneapolis is warmer than usual at 36. denver is going to be near 60 after a weekend in the 20s. honolulu and miami a
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2012 2:00pm EST
was initiated with edward reilly and joan walker of allstate, and post the economic crisis, we decided to see what the american public's% since were as to what was happening in their lives and the economy. part of the notion over the years, it is to give voice to middle-class and american public opinion as to what is happening with our economy and their lives. we have conducted literally over 25,000 interviews, the last four years, so there is a repository year of data which is a korea -- which is extraordinary, which is available, and i really recommend it to all of you at as a database that gives a pretty good sense of what the public has been thinking and gives a voice to the middle class. the survey we're talking about the day that edit riley is going to present has a different orientation, more toward what does the public want to see done as opposed to what do they think and how did a few things ir to-do it is ther list, not limited to just worrying about the debt and the fiscal cliff and such. our program today, i am welcoming you. stonewall clerk will welcome you as well. and riley wil
CSPAN
Dec 24, 2012 10:00am EST
for being on booktv. >> from the fourth annual boston book festival, a panel featuring author edward glaeser. it's about an hour, 15. >> good afternoon and thank you very much for coming to this auditorium today. let me introduce myself, i'm bob oakes from morning edition on wbur, boston's npr news station. [applause] thank you. thank you. i'm sure some of you are saying, wow, that's bob oakes? [laughter] i thought he was taller -- [laughter] i thought he was thinner, i thought he had more hair. [laughter] and, you know, the funny thing is that all those things were true last week. [laughter] let me thank all of you for coming here this afternoon and thank the boston book festival for having us. don't they do a nice job? isn't this a terrific eventsome. >> yes. [applause] >> let's also thank the plymouth rock foundation for sponsoring this particular session and say that without their generosity, it would be hard to put on events like this that add to the cultural life that we all enjoy in this great city. so so thanks to them. [applause] and in a way that's what we're here to talk about thi
ABC
Dec 11, 2012 7:00am PST
? >> yes. just hold on, ma'am. >> reporter: the deejays who made that call to prince edward vii hospital learned their show has been canceled. and now, may face charges that their call was illegally recorded. >> shattered, broken. and obviously, personally, i'm -- >> reporter: and in london, saldana's husband and teenage children met with officials. through a british lawmaker, they spoke out for the first time. >> this is a close family. they are devastated by what has happened. they miss her every moment of every day. >> i just wanted to reach out to them and just give them a big hug and say, sorry. i really do. >> reporter: deejays mel greig and mica christian has been suspended indefinitely. in 2009, it was reportedly reprimanded after using a lie detector to get a 14-year-old girl to talk about her sex life. she revealed on-air she had been raped. and after the royal hoax, the station says it has banned phony phone calls altogether. it says it plans to donate a minimum of $500,000 to the saldanha family, george, to help them through this difficult time. >> such a sad story. thank you
ABC
Dec 24, 2012 7:00am PST
boston police officer edward norton jumping into frigid waters to rescue a drowning woman. he was weighed down by his bullet-proof vest but says, he didn't think twice. >> i feel like i did what i would expect someone else to do for one of my loved ones. >> reporter: the frantic woman was desperately clinging to a raft. she said she fell into the water during a torrential downpour. [ sirens blaring ] with a little help from a life preserver thrown to him from shore, he was able to keep her calm and above water until firefighters arrived. >> she kept saying, i can't hold on, i said, hold on, hold on, hold on. >> reporter: everyone made it out of the water safely. there was one casualty. officer norton said his wedding ring slipped off when he jumped in. he roe or not, his wife has marching orders for him. >> um -- make sure you get a new one. >> that wouldn't seem like anything good for most men. but for the females, we would love to get one, like half a karat, right? >>> now to a town in need of christmas cheer. and getting it from around the country. newtown, connecticut, is facing an ex
FOX
Dec 23, 2012 7:00am PST
in. officer edward norton said he didn't think twice before he jumped over the railing and saving her life. >> say what? that cop was a hero today. didn't even think twice about it. >> that is our job to show up when people call for help. if we don't help, no one is going to. everybody officer smart ton and the people were treated for hypothermia >>> calvin johnson has broken jerry rice's record for receiving yard. after last night's game against atlanta. he has 1,092 yards on the season with one game left to go. rice's record was 1080 yards. this is the seventh straight loss. they earn the number 1 seed in the playoffs >>> san francisco 49ers are looking to clinch the title tonight. they are coming off a big win overthe patriots. seahawks haven't lost. with the win the 49ers will get the win. seattle needs a win to clinch a wild card berth. >> the oakland raiders are facing the panthers. they finally broke a six game losing streak. they are 5-9 and have won three of the last four games. >>> "mornings on 2" end early to bring you fox nfl pregame show. then he we have a football double
NBC
Dec 24, 2012 7:00am EST
to save a drowning woman. cell phone video captured officer edward norton taking the plunge in torrential rain after a woman fell into the four point channel. norton is being praised for his quick action. he said it's all in a day's work. >> it's christmas in great britain and the royals are celebrating with traditions old and new. we have the latest from london. jim, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, erica from a blustery london today. as the queen prepares for yet another holiday season, britons are looking back on a truly remarkable year. queen elizabeth may believe in a traditional christmas, but her promotional video of this year's christmas speech looks more like a movie trailer. in a year na marked diamond jubilee celebrations for her 60 years on the throne and her virtual parachuting into london's olympic games. >> they gave the rest of us an opportity to share something of the excitement and drama. >> reporter: in a technological first the speech is viewable in 3d when it airs tomorrow. still, there will be few surprises the at the windsor's estate where the royal family c
NBC
Dec 28, 2012 7:00am EST
dropped all charges against john edwards. >> a prostitution scandal involving members of the secret service. the men had copies of president obama's exact schedule in their hotel rooms at the time. >> the surprise resignation of cia director david petraeus after he admitted to an extramarital affair. >> big news out of hollywood. brad pitt and angelina jolie's engagement. >> i just want peace. >> she cried. >> crocodile tears. >> the surprising split of seal and heidi klum. >> katie holmes to file for divorce from tom cruise. >> we're talking about "50 shades of grey." >> two of the ladies in the studio have read the book. >> that's correct. some have ordered the sequel. >> a huge honey boo boo fan right here. >> one thing is clear, she loves to tan. >> i'm sorry. i'm tan. i like to be tan. >> viral video craze sweeping the nation. >> jerry sandusky found guilty on 45 counts of child sexual abuse. >> lance armstrong has been stripped of his seven tour de france titles and banned for life from the sport. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ >> let the games begin. london ready to put on the bigge
ABC
Dec 26, 2012 7:00am EST
, reportedly hitting the man. he's been identified as 26-year- old edward becker. >>> in glen burnie a man is dead. he was shot while break breaking into a business. he broke into the arundel coin shop on sunday morning. he was fighting with an quee and that's when he was shot. medics pronounced him dead at the scene. that case still under investigation. >>> time for a check of the forecast. things could get messy out there, here's meteorologist mike masso. >> notice on maryland's most powerful radar showing the flurries developing from annapolis, all of anne arundel county down towards buoy and this is pushing to the north, right along i-95 during the course of your day today. it's going to start as a snow situation, going to rain, about a coating to an inch just outside the city limits. two to three to the north and west of that and it's a raging snowstorm to the north, well up towards garrett county. could be a foot of snow. so 42 today is your two-degree guarantee, 42 for thursday. and yet another storm by the weekend and that could certainly bring some snow. let's get a check on traff
CNN
Dec 22, 2012 7:00am PST
affiliate whdh has the story. >> reporter: cell phone video captures boston police officer edward norton taking the plunge. he jumped into the frigid fort point channel in a downpour to rescue a woman. >> she was in that water calling for help and i can swim. >> he didn't hesitate, ran down the steps, took off his belt and jumped in the water and swam over to get her. >> reporter: officer norton says the woman was drowning and he didn't think twice about diving in pool. >> one of the other officers had been given the life preserver from someone else. i think it came from the tea party museum so, that helped a lot. i was able to hold onto her with -- hold onto that while she was holding on to the life preserver while holding myself up with the raft that was out there. >> the life preserver around her and he swam to this floating device right here and just held on until the fire department came and then the divers jumped in the water after them. >> reporter: bystanders watched as a boat picked both of them up. >> i'll tell you what, that cop was a hero today. he didn't even think twice abo
CNN
Dec 22, 2012 11:00am PST
on video. amanda grace from hdh has the story. >> reporter: cell phone video captures edward norton taking the plunge. he jumped into the frigid ft. point channel in a downpour to rescue a woman who had fallen into the water. >> she was in there falling for help and i can swim. >> he didn't hesitate. he ran down the steps, took off his belt and jumped in the water and swam over to get her. >> reporter: officer norton says the woman was drowning, and he didn't think twice about diving in. >> one of the other officers had been given a life-preserver from someone else. i think it came from the tea party museum. so that actually helped a lot. i was able to hold on to her with -- hold on to that while she was holding on to the life preserver while holding myself up with the raft that was out there. >> with the life preserver around her, they swam to this floating device right here and just held on until the fire department came, and then the divers jumped in the water after them. >> reporter: by standers watched as the boat picked up officer norton, the woman and the two firefighters, all four
CNN
Dec 8, 2012 11:00am PST
care. king edward viirupt where the nurse worked has released a statement saying it was extremely foolish of your presenters to even consider trying to lie their way through to one of our patients, let alone actually make the call. they went on to call the actions of the australian radio station appalling. let's get more reaction from senior international correspondent matthew chance. >> a lot of sadness and a lot of anger being directed against the radio station in sydney, australia. and the two deejays who carried out this prank call to this hospital here in central london. and a lot of their social media places like facebook have had to be taken down because of the messages of abuse from around the world that have been posted on them. also, the ceo of the company that owns the radio station has issued a public statement as well expressing his regret and saturdayness and indicating he does not think that legally there were any laws broken by the two deejays. they have been suspended, though, and the show has been taken off the air until further notice. take a listen to what that
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2012 11:00pm EST
. i think both of you. ms. edwards. >> thank you, mr. chairman. i want to thank all of our witnesses today and particularly thank secretary lahood. i understand it's your birthday. i don't think i would've chosen to spend my birthday with you, but i'm glad you've chosen to spend your birthday with us. particularly to the chairman for holding this hearing and discussion today about high-speed rail. we had a chance to begin a half ago to go up to new york and less amtrak, but it just took forever. i do share your view and that of ms. norton that we have a really densely populated corridor in the north east that requires her best development of high-speed rail. i don't think that has to be, nor should it be at the exclusion of development of high-speed rail and other quarters of the country. when i think about a trip that i took many years ago with my son from paris to the dirt on your region in france going from a densely populated urban area to a rural and mountainous region and high-speed railways and excluded the mayor. so i think the same can be true of areas around the central coa
CSPAN
Dec 26, 2012 10:00am EST
such extraordinary people like steve edwards and been restored and all of the other people -- and ben reeseberg and all the other people. [applause] you have been wondering what i have been doing and i have been wondering what you have been doing. [laughter] >> those who were disappointed by this outcome, the democrats elated by this outcome -- given the conventional wisdom around this campaign, the president's approval ratings that were barely above 50%, often dipping below it, the unemployment around 8%, g growth stock of around 2% -- the conventional wisdom was that should -- that this president should not be reelected. as you take a look at what happened two weeks ago, how do you assess this? >> let me just say first that i made a very good living and politics betting agast conventional wisdom. it is a general principle of mine that the conventional wisdom is almost always wrong and it was wrong here. it was wrong here because what we often do in political circles and journalism is that we look at what happened in the last election or past elections and we think it is prescriptive for what
Current
Dec 4, 2012 3:00am PST
from "60 minutes" on the project along with actors matt damon don cheadle and edward norton. it will be on tv next year. >> bill: al gore involved with this? >> i do not believe so. >> he should be. >> bill: he should be. >> president obama welcomed members of congress to the white house for a christmas party last night. interesting to note this is the fourth straight year where they've taken time out for holiday cheer while being on a strict deadline on huge legislation. the fiscal cliff likely wade for awkward conversations around the eggnog last night. >> bill: i'm sure when john boehner had his picture taken with the president. >> oh, yeah. >> bill: how are we doing here john? >> rick santorum has a new job. the former senator and failed presidential candidate will write a weekly column for the conservative world net daily site. ceo joseph made the announcement yesterday saying santorum will continue to go to bat for conservatives who feel their voices aren't being heard. >> bill: i cannot criticize r
NBC
Dec 30, 2012 5:00am EST
in children. erica edwards has the story. >> these kids are doing their own thing on the playground. here they are competing with one another in a virtual world. this is combination computer game, social network and real world exercise. >> our idea is not to say that technology is the problem but rather embrace it and say it could be part of the solution. >> kids wear a power band that contains a three axis accelerometer. >> you swipe it into a base station that wirelessly upthere's the our website. >> on the website, the kids see which of their friends scored the most exercise in a day. >> i did not notice smack talk. >> although bragging rights are involved, kids can only communicate with their friends by selecting a predetermined list of positive phrases and virtual high fives. it targets the 8 to 13-year-old crowd and child obesity experts say it's during this period that physical activity plummets. >> it's a vulnerable period during the middle school transition and parents may have to work harder to find children outlets for activity. >> the cool thing is that you don't have to be a
CNBC
Dec 27, 2012 6:00am EST
at cuss finch is it, andrew? >> here we go. >> it's not the public defender's office, it's john edwards, and $100 million net worth. >> correct. so big payday for law firm and toyota deal. the big firm, of the winner, hagans berman. do you know them? >> no. >> seattle based law firm that serves as the lead council in the class action set to receive more than $300 million. not bad work if you can get it. >> how much? >> $300 million. taking a third. a little less than a third. >> -- magnetic business cards as the ambulance passes by. >> right. >> i would buy some stock in those today, right? for these guys. you wonder why texas is doing a little built better. because they have put in some rules in place. i'm sorry. >> no. >> you come from a lawyer. >> i do. but we -- my dad doesn't have magnetic business cards. we don't do ambulances. >> no, you were on the good side of things, wasn't he? >> most of the time. >> all right. not all the time? all right. yeah, you did have that sign, i forgot, from the smoker's litigation, where did that -- asbestos? where did that come from? >> the steinwa
CSPAN
Dec 27, 2012 9:00am EST
. that's followed by more on president obama with edward klein who wrote "the amateur" about the president's life and career before reaching the white house. and later the white house videographer for the first two years of the obama presidency. >> you don't always find many newspaper editors of any era embracing investigative reporting. the point we've seen over the years it's not just economics, it's the discomfort that investigative reporting often causes in a newsroom. because it's troublesome. it's that more than the economics. i mean, if you're going to ruffle the feathers of somebody powerful, that gets those people running in to complain to the publisher, and there are stories that are legion over years about those kinds of things happening. don and i were fortunate through really almost all our career or to work for people who were really strong and upright in that area and just let the chips fall where they may. >> the investigative team of donald bar let and james steele will take your calls, e-mails and tweets next month on "in depth." the pair are the co-authors
FOX News
Dec 25, 2012 3:00am PST
in freezing water to save a drowning woman? city of boston is honoring the officer edward norton with commendation for his courage. his cold water rescue landed him in hot water at home. he lost his wedding ring during the rescue. i guess, you know, things. rick, over to you. rick: what is the best part of christmas dinner? dessert, of course. here to show us how to make tasty ricota cake is our great chef. seems like you're really busy here making cheesecake. cheesecake sounds hard, got to tell you. >> it is not your typical cheesecake. ricota cheesecake. family heirloom. pie crust. buy your own pie crust. rick: you're cool with buying your own pie crust? >> totally cool. making this as easy as i can. rick: why people think they don't want to make a pie. >> i have a video how to make pie crust on youtube. it is so easy i promise. rick: go to youtube. >> how to.com. we have ricotta. we have lemon zest. orange zest. butter. vanilla. you could use vanilla extract. real easy. i have eggs here. mix in the sugar. rick: eggs and sugar one bowl. and rest in the other bowl. >> recipe is
MSNBC
Dec 3, 2012 3:00am PST
will marry a cutout of robert pattinson's character edward cull cullen. the story has grown mockery but the student is doing it as a thesis project, as a commentary on the two sides of las vegas, the real and the fantasy. she is buying a cake, rented a chapel on the las vegas strip and even planned a bachelorette party. >>> the kept did i center honored luminarieluminaries. the president and first lady attended the evening hosted by caroline kennedy which featured tributes raininging from robert deniro to bonnie raitt. the president quipped about the lifetime achievement awards. >> we continue a tradition by honoring extraordinary people who have no business being on the same stage together. we've got dave letterman alongside one of the greatest ballerinas of all time. i don't think dave dances. i worked with the speechwriters, there's no smooth transition from ballet to led zeppelin. we are trying to work the stairway to heaven metaphor and it didn't work. of course these guys also redefined the rock 'n' roll lifestyle. we do not have video of this. there were some hotel rooms tras
CSPAN
Dec 24, 2012 12:00pm EST
. it is at supersonic for reentry. the reason it does is that mike adams got killed while i was working at edwards during reentry. he did not have the hitch accurate within about that much -- pitch accurate within about that much range and he did not have the yaw accurate within about that much rain, and that haunted me. i thought that was the reason we would not have commercial space flight. the pilot for spaceshipone reentry -- by the way, there is not autopilot. the only thing controlling those controls are the rudder pedals on a mock 0.3 airplane. you have the electric fin on the tail. just like a piper cub. [laughter] weird, huh? you could be at apogee in spaceshipone, eat your lunch, handoff, and do as a free entry -- safe reentry. you're not putting yourself at risk like mike adams put himself at risk. this is just a picture isgoogle earth. out to the right is the white knight climbing 50% more altitude than an airliner. going up about 50,000 feet. from up there, about 70 miles, you're looking on the horizon. this is why we stopped flying space ships. i wanted to fly one every five months t
CSPAN
Dec 17, 2012 2:00am EST
last week we heard from edward, the president and ceo of the association of american railroads, who argues there should be one operator and that operator should be amtrac. he stated amtrak is a leader in security and is a great partner for the private sector. significant infrastructure improvements are needed to modernize it and enable it to meet growing demand. in maryland, the tunnel, which carries every train traveling in washington d.c., much more -- must be replaced. the tunnel was opened in 1873. its design limits train speeds to 30 miles an hour. we can and must do better. this is the united states. in an effort to begin the long process that will be required to eliminate this, i support a conclusion -- and inclusion to work with amtrak, the city of baltimore, the state of maryland, to select and improve a new rail alignment through baltimore that will have an increase in train speed and service reliability. this requires environmental reviews for the new alignment to be complete -- to be completed by 2013. the project is from recovery, $16 million in recovery. so, we move fo
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